\ ˈtō-stē How to pronounce toasty (audio) \
toastier; toastiest

Definition of toasty

1 : pleasantly or comfortably warm felt snug and toasty by the fire
2 : suggestive of toast especially in flavor

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Examples of toasty in a Sentence

The room was nice and toasty. I'm nice and toasty in front of the fire.
Recent Examples on the Web Or go for a sweet treat by popping a refrigerated cinnamon roll on the end to get all nice and toasty over the fire. Katlyn Moncada, Better Homes & Gardens, "Planning a Trip to the Great Outdoors? Try These Helpful Camping Food Hacks," 22 May 2020 Merry Edwards Chardonnay Russian River Valley Olivet Lane 2017 ($68, 14.3%): The savory, toasty, nutty aromas of this wine recall browned butter. Esther Mobley,, "In defense of buttery Chardonnay," 30 Apr. 2020 Europe just concluded its warmest January on record, coming on the heels of a toasty December and making the 2019-2020 winter season a contender for the warmest Europe has observed. Matthew Cappucci,, "Europe posts its warmest January on record," 5 Feb. 2020 Obviously, if temperatures plummet to subzero territory in your neck of the woods, opt for something to keep you toasty at night, like flannel or fleece. Erin Parker, Glamour, "The Best Bed Sheets for a Ridiculously Good Night’s Sleep," 12 Mar. 2020 These red-and-brown speckled beans have a rich, toasty flavor. Melissa Clark, NYT Cooking, "How to Cook Beans," 13 Mar. 2018 Despite only weighing 10 ounces, the Patagonia Nano Puff Jacket manages to keep you nice and toasty thanks to its incredible insulation. Courtney Campbell, USA TODAY, "REI’s winter sale is offering major discounts on Patagonia, The North Face, and more," 5 Mar. 2020 There's nothing quite like crawling into a warm, toasty bed on a chilly winter night. Natalie Schumann, Country Living, "Here's How To Wash an Electric Blanket," 28 Jan. 2020 To create those toasty pockets, engineers intertwine fine strands of the individual synthetic fibers (often polyester) within the boots. Adrienne Donica, Popular Mechanics, "Winter is No Match for These Top-Performing Snow Boots," 16 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of toasty

1953, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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4 Jun 2020

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“Toasty.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jun. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of toasty

US, informal : comfortably warm


\ ˈtō-stē How to pronounce toasty (audio) \
toastier; toastiest

Kids Definition of toasty

: comfortably warm

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